Andrew G. Beer, Ph.D.

Professor, Chairman

Department of Classical & Early Christian Studies 

Contact information:

Andrew Beer, Ph.D.
134 Christendom Dr.
Front Royal, VA 22630



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B.A., Classical Studies, Hillsdale College
M.A., Greek and Latin, Bryn Mawr College
Ph.D., Classics, University of Virginia

Classes Taught

  • Elementary Latin
  • Intermediate Latin
  • Readings in Latin Literature
  • History and Methods of Classical Research
  • Homer


Following the Chicago Cubs

Areas of expertise

Virgil’s Georgics, Plato’s Gorgias, ancient rhetoric

Selected Scholarship

“The Two Kinds of Rhetoric in Plato’s Gorgias”, paper presented at the 145th Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, Chicago, Illinois, 2014

“τέχνη and its Final Cause in Republic I”, paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Classical Association of the Midwest and South: Southern Section, Richmond, Virginia, 2010

“Tradition and Originality in Callimachus’ Hymn to Apollo”, Frankfurter elektronische Rundschau zur Altertumskunde 1 (2006)

Professional Affiliations

American Philological Association

Classical Association of the Midwest and South

Eta Sigma Phi

Fellowship of Catholic Scholars